Shaina Taub Returns to the Stage in Off-Broadway's Suffs April 16 | Playbill

Off-Broadway News Shaina Taub Returns to the Stage in Off-Broadway's Suffs April 16

The writer and star returns to the Public Theater production, which officially opened April 6.

Hannah Cruz, Nikki M. James, Jenn Colella, Shaina Taub, Phillipa Soo, Nadia Dandashi, Ally Bonino, and Cassondra James in Suffs Jenny Anderson

The world premiere production also stars Tony winner Nikki M. James, Tony nominees Phillipa Soo and Jenn Colella, Jenna Bainbridge, Ally Bonino, Tsilala Brock, Hannah Cruz, Nadia Dandashi, Aisha de Haas, Stephanie Everett, Amina Faye, Holly Gould, Cassondra James, Jaygee Macapugay, Grace McLean, Susan Oliveras, Mia Pak, Liz Pearce, Monica Tulia Ramirez, J. Riley Jr., Angela Travino, Ada Westfall, and Aurelia Williams.

READ: What Did Critics Think of Shaina Taub's Suffs at The Public Theater?

Tony nominee Leigh Silverman directs the production. Serving on the creative team are music director and supervisor Andrea Grody, as well as choreographer and creative consultant Raja Feather Kelly, an Obie winner.

Also included on the creative team are scenic designer Mimi Lien, costume designer Toni-Leslie James, lighting designer Natasha Katz, sound designer Sun Hee Kil, sound effects designer Daniel Kluger, hair, wigs, and makeup designer Matthew Armentrout, dramaturg Ayanna Thompson, production stage manager Melanie J. Lisby, and stage managers Amber Johnson and Jessie Moore. Orchestrations are by Mike Brun and prop management is by Corinne Gologursky.

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Suffs writer and star Shaina Taub returns to the stage after having to step back from the Off-Broadway show due to COVID. The new musical's company battled multiple COVID cases, ultimately leading to the show opening April 6 without a performance. Read reviews for the work here.

Extended three times and now running through May 29, Suffs features a book, music, and lyrics by Taub and examines the suffragists and forgotten women who worked against divides and oppression as part of the fight for the right to vote. Set in the years leading up to the 19th Amendment, the show explores both victories and failures.

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